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HER Number:MDV47973
Name:Tavistock Canal Incline, Stables


Early 20th century stables to the southeast of Canal Incline Cottage


Grid Reference:SX 444 700
Map Sheet:SX47SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishGulworthy
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SW/552/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • STABLE (XX - 1901 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L., 1992, Canal Cottage, Morwellham, 53 (Report - Survey). SDV336711.

Early 20th century (does not appear on 1908 Ordnance Survey map). Stone rubble with brick and some stone ashlar dressings. A long low gable-ended building facing northwest onto the tow-path of the Tavistock Canal. Walls 50 centimeters wide; 8.45 meters x 3.85 meters internally. Irregular front with 2 doorways towards right end, towards left (northeast) end another door. These have lost their original frames and the middle one is now blocked. Left-hand jambs of right 2 doorways include large ashlar blocks with cast-iron gudgeon hooks. Interior now open from end to end. 4-bay roof of uncollared trusses. No sign of original fittings. Now contains 4 20th century concrete cattle stalls and a concrete floor which includes a strip of re-used Welsh tiles. At southwest end, is a small mid 20th century concrete-block shed housing a generator. Other details: Plate 20.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336711Report - Survey: Cox, J. + Thorp, J. R. L.. 1992. Canal Cottage, Morwellham. Keystone Historic Buildings Consultants Report. K401. A4 Stapled + Digital. 53.

Associated Monuments

MDV37331Related to: Canal Incline Cottage, Gulworthy (Building)
MDV124814Related to: Morwellham Terminus Wharf (Monument)
MDV3879Related to: Tavistock Canal, Western Section (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV4098 - Canal Cottage, Morwellham

Date Last Edited:Jan 24 2019 9:39AM